I really don’t agree that it’s a joke. To you, ok, sure. But to most people no. I applied for two jobs at the exact same time, one for a higher grade and one for a lower grade. My resume where reviewed by two different OPM branch offices. The one for the higher grade found me qualified, the one for the lower grade found me inelligble due to lack of experience.
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileNBC confirmed Thursday that O’Brien will conclude his run on the show, seven months after he took over from Jay Leno. O’Brien’s last appearance on the Los Angeles based show will be Friday and Leno will take over March 1.O’Brien would receive a $33 million US payout for exiting the show, while his staff of nearly 200 would get about $12 million.The agreement is also believed to include a “non disparagement” clause for both O’Brien and the network. NBC did confirm that O’Brien will have to wait until September before he can begin another TV job.”In the end, Conan was appreciative of the steps NBC made to take care of his staff and crew, and decided to supplement the severance they were getting out of his own pocket,” his manager, Gavin Polone, told the Wall Street Journal.”Now he just wants to get back on the air as quickly as possible.”Internet freedom: Should government have the ability to shut down the internet?The Egyptian government shut down access to the internet and the country’s cellphone data network early Friday, according to media reports.
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileThe inexorable spread of free Wi Fi has taken another step forward with an announcement by Starbucks that it is offering free connectivity at its 650 company operated stores in Canada. The catch to it is that you have to have home internet service with Bell.Here’s how it works: you need to get a Starbucks card, which is one of those cards you can refill with credit. The cards are free and, for the remainder of the summer, don’t need to be registered.
Bummer that you feel that way, but I met LOTS of folks on the macro side that were passionate about beer, regardless of their roles (C Suite, marketing, finance, product management come to mind). As mentioned, I also met craft brewery employees or leaders with the opposite mindset and I think we see it a lot more now than we did even five years ago, as craft has emerged as a good business opportunity with very attractive margins.Yes, you need people with business acumen but you can get that from not macro brewers. I work at a small ish brewery and we have people on the sales and business sides who have revolutionized how we do things, but they came from medium to large craft breweries, not macro.